The Latest: Coast Guard Investigates Tahoe Cruise Boat Fire

August 16, 2016 5:16 PM

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U.S. Coast Guard inspectors are headed to Lake Tahoe to investigate the cause of a fire that damaged a tourist cruise boat and injured a contractor on the largely unoccupied paddle wheeler on the south end of the lake.

Fire crews had the blaze on the Tahoe Queen contained shortly after the fire was reported about 8 a.m. Tuesday. A contractor working on the docked boat was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, but no other injuries were reported.

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